James Robert Lyman, Jr. born in Boston, Massachusetts of Northport died on November 27, 2021, at 83 years of age. Beloved husband of Mary Grace. Loving dad of Mary Lou Kayser and Rob Lyman. Devoted father-in-law of Rob's wife, Sue. Cherished "Pop" of Ginna Kayser & Ben Kayser and Rob Lyman & Matthew Lyman. Fond brother of Sally Rheinfrank & her husband Choppy and Dan Lyman & his wife Susan. James completed his BS in biophysics in 1960 at Yale University and continued on to receive his MAT in 1961. James proudly worked as a high school physics teacher for 41 years at Paul D. Schreiber Senior High School in Port Washington, NY. Visiting Nolan Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, NY, Monday 2-5 & 7-9 pm. A private cremation will follow. A celebration of James' life will be held in the spring of 2022 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Northport, NY. Please check back at www.nolanfh.com for the update on the service. Donations can be made in his memory to the World Wildlife Fund or St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Northport.